November 16, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Newton elected to represent Richland County District 11

Chakisse Newton was elected to represent the Richland County Council District 11 at the general election Tuesday, November 6.  It marked quite the achievement for the firsttime candidate who didn’t consider running for the seat until Febru More...

City of Cayce swears in council members

Newly elected public officals took their oath of office during the regular Cayce City Council meeting Tuesday, November 13.  Judge Kaebii Henderson administered the oaths.  The following City of Cayce Officials were sworn in for a new four- More...

Forest Acres discusses beautifying Crayton Middle School

The Forest Acres City Council meeting on Tuesday, November 13 was requested to consider a proposal to beautify the area around Crayton Middle School by burying utility lines in front of the facility.  More...

Business

Veterans at Corps Logistics build & maintain Columbia’s Bikeshare System

Starting last month the Blue Bike bikeshare system started taking shape and launched in several parts of downtown Columbia. More...

Village Idiot serving up “Pizza for Preemies”

November is Prematurity Awareness Month, and the Five Points Association and its roster of businesses are banding together to support Village Idiot Pizza owners Brian and Kelly Glynn—parents to 1-year-old twins Liam and Willow born at just 28 w More...

City Snippets

Our power bills in nation’s top ten Move.org, a website that provides resources to move, shows in its October 29 study findings (www.move.org/whichstates pay-most-utilities/) that South Carolinians pay an average of $473.78 a month on utilities More...

Education

Lexington District One celebrates 30 Teachers of the Year

The certified staff at each of Lexington County School District One’s 30 schools recently chose one certified teacher to represent them in the district’s 2018–2019 Teacher of the Year selection process. More...

SCISA does the math, and does it well

After the students finished “doing the math” and the judges compared the totals, South Carolina Independent School Association executive director Dr. More...

Winter is coming?

Winter is usually defined as the colder portion of the year that lies somewhere between fall and spring.  In South Carolina, it should be defined as “a muddled mess.” One day it will be in the 70s and the next, 45. More...

Sports

Falcons are State Champs!

The A.C. Flora girls’ tennis team finally got what was coming to them...a state championship. More...

12-0 Skyhawks fly by Cards to title game

The Hammond Skyhawks scored early, often, and just about every way possible to put away the visiting Cardinal Newman Cardinals in a foggy, wet SCISA 3A semifinal playoff battle Friday, November 9. More...

Falcons declaw Bruins

The A.C. More...

Home & Garden

Succulent pumpkin Thanksgiving centerpiece

Stopping to smell the flowers

Repurpose your Halloween pumpkin as an eyecatching centerpiece for the Thanksgiving dinner table. While grown-ups are busy basting, baking, and beating, in the kitchen, engross the children in planting a succulent garden atop the pumpkin. More...

Star Chefs

Leftovers

Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Pho More...

Travel

Winederlust

Sherry is so very... perfect for the holidays

Sherry is one of the most underrated and misunderstood wines of the world. But thankfully this venerable—and versatile— beverage is undergoing a long overdue resurgence. More...

Pinewood, a place on the road

Where the train doesn’t stop

Wedgefield, a community in western Sumter County, was named because it was like a “wedge” into the High Hills of Santee. More...

West Columbia City Council approves citywide redevelopment plan

During the regular council meeting Monday, November 5, West Columbia City Council voted unanimously to approve The West Columbia Citywide Redevelopment Plan and The West Columbia Revitalization Plan. More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia hosts its annual Holiday Tours and events

Spend your holidays with Historic Columbia. The season will officially kick-off at Historic Columbia Friday, November 16— with historic holiday tours and festivities taking place through Sunday, December 30. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

I voted, did you?

For years my family made voting a family event. All eligible voting family members would gather on Election Day with the children in our family, walk to the voting poll to exercise our right to vote as U.S. Citizens.  More...

Commentary

Getting the vote out

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

Whew, that was close. Our country was in danger of being overrun by an invasion of dastardly criminals not assembled since Hedley Lamarr decided to level the town of Rock Ridge in Blazing Saddles. More...

Spreading the love

For many years, we were a cat house…not the provocative kind they arrest you for, you understand, but a house of cats. More...

Empty nest will have to wait

40–Something

The wife and I were kind of looking forward to becoming empty nesters. More...

Society

Journalism in the “Year of the Woman”

I read an article the other day entitled “25 Dying Professions to Avoid”. Journalism was one of them. More...

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

“If the only prayer you ever say in your lifetime is ‘Thank you,’ that’s enough.”— Meister Eckhart, 13th century German theologian, philosopher and mystic “Gratitude is heaven itself” More...

A Star is Born— sometimes love isn’t enough

A Star Is Born is a must-see movie, but ladies, be forewarned: wear waterproof mascara and take a box of tissues. Even though it’s a love story, this isn’t the best choice for date night. More...

Events

Events

•BABY SHOWER Birthright Baby Shower, hosted by USC student nurses, will be held November 18, 1–3 p.m., 1405 Gregg Street. 803-413-7182 or Georgia@birthrightofcolumbia.org. •BOOK SIGNING More...

Adopt-a-Basket for Columbia VAHCS Veterans under way

The 3rd Annual Adopt-a-Basket for the Columbia Veterans Affairs Health Care System has begun, and the public is invited to volunteer and help Veterans who need that extra boost to make it through the holidays.  Veterans in need who are a part of More...

“Hats Off” to battle cancer

Even the threat of hurricanes could not stop SCOA from taking their “hats off” and raising money for those battling cancer.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

People make communities

In life, we can choose to move elsewhere, or we can make where we are a more emotionally engaging place. While we can fantasize about how life would be if... home is made, not found. We can learn to love where we live. More...

Eleemosynary at UofSC’s Center for Performance Experiment explores family eccentricities

The University of S.C. Department of Theatre and Dance will present Eleemosynary by Lee Blessing, November 15–18 at The Center for Performance Experiment, 8 p.m. nightly, 718 Devine Street. More...

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